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Roughting Linn Northumberland prehistoric cup and ring marks

Roughting Linn Northumberland prehistoric cup and ring marks

Other posts by  |  Colin Corlett on Google+ |  October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The mysterious and strangely beautiful cup and ring makes in Northumberland are a part of the North of Britain’s fascinating ancient history. Colin Corlett recently took a trip to Roughting Linn, near Wooler, and discovered rocks thousands of years old with cup and ring marings dating back more than 4,000 years.

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Lordenshaws: a secret and magical place

Lordenshaws: a secret and magical place

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the most beautiful and atmospheric places in Northumberland is Lordenshaws Hill Fort, near Rothbury. It was once a busy Iron Age community, but now is an historic site in Coquetdale. This feature explores the beauty of Lordenshaws and the surrounding countryside which stands above the River Coquet near the hills of the Cheviots.

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